■(TB) 'Summer Song'
, R. 1950). Sdlg. 45-30M. TB, 40", Midseason bloom. OY1. Orange-buff self. (S & R Summer Song, Nesmith, R. 1948, N.). ('SunsetSerenade'
) X 'Bryce Canyon'
. Fairmount 1951. High Commendation 1950; Honorable Mention 1952.
* * References
| "Summer Song, a new introduction by Mrs. Nesmith, was clearly derived from the prolific Tobacco Road family—a bright golden buff blend, more ruffled than many in this color, and very attractive." [John Dolman, Jr. (Pennsylvania), “From Aldan to Walden and Points North, Varieties Noted in 1951,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 123, (October 1951): 15.]
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